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Migrant crisis: Macron unveils plans after meeting

French President Emmanuel Macron has announced a plan to curb migration across the Mediterranean after meeting African and European leaders.
It involves tackling people smugglers, improving stability in Libya and increasing aid to the transit countries.

Selena Gomez Posts Justin Bieber Nude Photos in Instagram Hack

Selena Gomez’s Instagram was swiftly taken down on Monday after several nude photos of Justin Bieber were posted on her account.
Gomez was hacked, Variety has confirmed, but she has since re-secured her account. Variety has reached out to her rep for comment.

Sqaud goals! See these cute little models pose up a storm in their swimsuits

These little girls sure have a future in modelling. See more photos below.

The New First Lady of America? Kim Kardashian West & North West cover Interview Magazine

For the latest cover of Interview Magazine, Kim Kardashian channels Jackie Kennedy Onassis with daughter North West. The mother and daughter are portrayed as the first lady and first daughter in the September issue.

Mark Zuckerberg and Priscilla Chan welcome second daughter

Facebook founder, Mark Zuckerbergand his wife, Priscilla Chan have welcomed their second child, a daughter named August.
Mark announced the news on Facebook saying, 'Priscilla and I are so happy to welcome our daughter August!"

We need to push the frontiers of our tourism – Kwaku Asiedu

Kwaku Osei Korankye Asiedu, Business Development Executive of Uncle Ebo Whyte’s Roverman Productions, has lamented the poor packaging of Ghana’s tourism products to holidaymakers who visit the country.
Though tourism is widely deemed a key foreign income earner, Asiedu expressed worry that the country is not fully taking advantage of the huge potential that the segment offers: “people  come into the country and they do not enjoy our tourism”, he observed.

France's President Macron adopts black dog called Nemo

A black dog called Nemo has surfaced in the entourage of French President Emmanuel Macron.
The labrador-griffon cross, nearly two years old, continues a tradition of French presidents having a "first dog".
Nemo comes from an animal rescue centre and the daily Le Figaro reports that Mr Macron paid €250 (£231) for him.

German prosecutors believe nurse killed at least 86 patients

A nurse serving a life sentence for murdering two patients in northern Germany is now a suspect in at least 84 other murder cases, police say.
The 40-year-old, named only as Niels H under German reporting rules, was convicted of attempted murder in 2006 and murder in 2015.

My Mother Almost Got Arrested For ‘Beating’ Me - Chantelle Asante

Chantelle Asante, co-host of the award-winning Celebrity Fanzone on GH One TV has for the first time opened up about her upbringing as a child in the United Kingdom.

Addressing issues related to how children are raised in these parts of the world and the social protections available to them, Chantelle Asante recalled how her mother once spanked her after school which nearly resulted in her arrest.

Gunmen attack Asiedu Nketia

The General Secretary of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), Johnson Asiedu Nketia (General Mosquito), has been attacked by unknown gunmen.

The incident happened at Suhum, in the Eastern Region on Monday August 28, when he was returning from a trip to Kumasi.

Kevin Hart Challenges Famous Friends To Help Victims Of Hurricane Harvey

Comedian Kevin Hart took to Instagram on Sunday night to issue a challenge to some of his celebrity friends.
“I think we’ve participated in a lot of challenges on the internet. Some meaningful, some meaningless, but we’ve all done ’em,” the actor said in the clip. “At this point, I’m going to start a real challenge.”

Nigerian court seizes $21m from ex-oil minister

A court in Nigeria has seized $21m (£16m) from bank accounts linked to former oil minister Diezani Alison-Madueke, who is being pursued by the national anti-corruption agency, the AFP news agency and Premium Times reports.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), argued that the money in the bank accounts had been laundered with the help of oil officials, AFP adds.

The man teaching a computer to smell

Nigerian Oshi Agabi has unveiled a computer based not on silicon but on mice neurons at the TEDGlobal conference in Tanzania.
The system has been trained to recognise the smell of explosives and could be used to replace traditional airport security, he said.

Photos from the destructive Hurricane Harvey, as thousands of residents trapped on their rooftops in flooded Houston, are pleading for help on social media

Following the life-threatening Hurricane Harvey that struck Texas, thousands of people who are currently trapped on their rooftops in Houston, are pleading for help on social media.
According to reports, the storm swept into Texas as a Category 4 hurricane over the weekend, but continued its relentless devastation in Houston on Sunday as the catastrophic flooding forced evacuations.

Wear sneakers with prudence – Style Coach Ms Nancy

GONE ARE the days when Ghanaian ladies wore native clothes with heels and sandals but today some of them do so with sneakers.
There is now the re-emergence of sneakers as the young and old don them without considering their age, weather or occasion.

Malia Obama Harassed at Harvard ... I'm Not an Animal

Malia Obama just arrived at Harvard, but she's having trouble blending in, especially Saturday when she felt harassed by a woman hell-bent on getting a photo.
Eyewitnesses tell TMZ, Malia was in Harvard Square with a friend.  As she approached a salad shop, a woman ran up to her and said she wanted a photo for her grandchild.  We're told Malia politely declined.

Philippines' Duterte says police can kill 'idiots' who resist arrest

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte told police on Monday they could kill "idiots" who violently resist arrest, two days after hundreds of people turned the funeral of a slain teenager into a protest against his deadly war on drugs.
Duterte broke off midway through a prepared speech at the Hero's Cemetery on the outskirts of Manila and addressed impromptu comments to Jovie Espenido, the police chief of a town in the south where the mayor was killed in an anti-drugs raid.

Ghana Stock Exchange suspends 5 companies

The Ghana Stock Exchange (GSE) has announced the suspension of trading in shares of five companies with effective from Monday, August 28, 2017.
The affected companies are African Champion Industry Limited (ACI), Clydestone (Ghana) Limited (CLYD), Golden Web Limited (GWEB), Pioneer Kitchenware Limited (PKL) and Transaction Solutions Limited (TRANSOL).

Kendrick Lamar tops MTV Video Music Awards winners in Los Angeles

Rapper Kendrick Lamar has taken six prizes at the MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles.
He won best video of the year for Humble, as well as best hip-hop artist, after opening the awards ceremony with a live performance.

Uber names Expedia boss Dara Khosrowshahi as CEO pick

Uber has chosen Expedia boss Dara Khosrowshahi to be its chief executive, ending months of speculation in the firm's search for a new leader. 
The decision was made by Uber's board late on Sunday, a source told the BBC, but the company has made no official announcement.

Gambia beats Ghana, Nigeria in jollof rice competition

Gambia has been adjudged the winner of the Jollof Rice Competition organised by the Ghana Tourism Authority (GTA) as part of activities marking the Jollof Festival at the weekend.
The competition, which featured Ghana, Gambia, Nigeria and Senegal, formed part of the “See Ghana, Eat Ghana, Wear Ghana, and Feel Ghana” campaign being championed by the GTA, under the auspices of the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Creative Arts to promote local tourism on a global scale.

Body of young South African woman who went missing after going out with boyfriend found buried in shallow grave

Body of a 24-year-old woman who went missing after going out with boyfriend, was found buried in a shallow grave in KaBhokweni, South Africa on Sunday.
The deceased, Thembelihle Buys from Mpumalanga went missing on July 29, 2017 after she went to see her boyfriend. He has since been arrested for murder.

Kenya plastic bag ban comes into force after years of delays

A ban on plastic carrier bags has come into force in Kenya, which means that from Monday anyone found selling, manufacturing or carrying them could face fines of up to $38,000 or prison sentences of up to four years. 
The government says the ban will help protect the environment.

Full list of winners from the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards

The 2017 MTV Video Music Awards held on August 27, 2017 at The Forum in Inglewood, California, honoring music videos released between June 25, 2016 and June 23, 2017. It was hosted by Katy Perry.